Hamearis lucina - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

LYCAENIDAE

Riodininae

Rocamadour, 22 April 2014
Hamearis lucina Adult

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© Robin Howard

Hamearis lucina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Duke of Burgundy Fritillary
La Lucine

Wingspan: 28-36mm

A bivoltine species flying here from April to July and again from July to September, exceptionally October. A species of woodland margins and clearings.

The larva feeds on Primula, Lysimachia spp.

 

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